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What to Eat in Dublin

Ireland's economic revival in the 1990s was accompanied by a culinary renaissance of new, sophisticated restaurants that ditched meat and potatoes for more lively European cuisine. Now in Dublin you'll find a great mix of medium- to high-price range restaurants, which offer an astounding diversity of options. The best restaurants are found south of the Liffey, but you should be prepared to pay well for a meal. Dublin restaurants include a high value-added tax on dining.

For cakes, pudding, tarts, tea and more, recent travelers highly recommend you visit Queen of Tarts, a Dublin bakery on Dame Street. But if it's an entire Irish meal you're after, try the traveler-recommended L'Ecrivain for its delicious menu and intimate ambiance, perfect for a romantic dinner. Meanwhile, foodies should check out the contemporary Chapter One in the Rotunda neighborhood. Other cuisines, such as Thai, Asian fusion and Indian, are very popular, too; recent travelers especially praise the Indian restaurant, Veda, in Cabinteely Village. 

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  • #1
    Tang Cafe
    #1 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 502 reviewsTripAdvisor (502)
    $ | Cafe, European, Healthy
    23c Dawson Street, Dublin D02 PW18 Ireland
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  • #2
    Glovers Alley
    #2 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 193 reviewsTripAdvisor (193)
    $$ | Irish, European
    128 Stephen_s Green Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #3
    Taza
    #3 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 179 reviewsTripAdvisor (179)
    $ - $$ | Indian, Asian, Pakistani
    2 Ardcollum Avenue Artane, Dublin D05 XW88 Ireland
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  • #4
    The Stage Door Cafe
    #4 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 791 reviewsTripAdvisor (791)
    $ | Cafe
    11 Essex Street East Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #5
    Darkey Kelly's Bar & Restaurant
    #5 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1646 reviewsTripAdvisor (1646)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Fishamble Street ChristChruch, Dublin Ireland
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  • #6
    The Landmark
    #6 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 468 reviewsTripAdvisor (468)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub
    The Landmark 40 Wexford Street, Dublin D02 CH68 Ireland
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  • #7
    Mulberry Garden
    #7 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 909 reviewsTripAdvisor (909)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    Mulberry Lane Donnybrook, Dublin 04 Ireland
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  • #8
    Murphys Ice Cream
    #8 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 766 reviewsTripAdvisor (766)
    $ |
    27 Wicklow Street,, Dublin Ireland
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  • #9
    1900 Restaurant
    #9 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 354 reviewsTripAdvisor (354)
    $ - $$ | French, Irish, European
    59 Harcourt Street, Dublin dublin 2 Ireland
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  • #10
    Chapter One
    #10 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2385 reviewsTripAdvisor (2385)
    $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    18-19 Parnell Sq., Dublin D01 T3V8 Ireland
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  • #11
    Bloom Brasserie
    #11 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1871 reviewsTripAdvisor (1871)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Wine Bar, Central European
    11 Baggot Street Upper Dublin 4, Dublin D04 HN92 Ireland
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  • #12
    Lemon and Duke Bar
    #12 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 992 reviewsTripAdvisor (992)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Bar, European, Pub
    Duke House 2 Duke Lane Upper Corner of Lemon Street and Duke Lane, Dublin D02 YK71 Ireland
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  • #13
    The Little Pig Speakeasy
    #13 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 172 reviewsTripAdvisor (172)
    $ - $$ | Italian, European
    6 Glendenning Lane, Wicklow St, Dublin D02 NP97 Ireland
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  • #14
    Gerry's Coffee Shop
    #14 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 343 reviewsTripAdvisor (343)
    $ | Irish, Cafe, European, Diner
    6 Montague Street, Dublin D02 XE65 Ireland
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  • #15
    Tippenyaki Restaurant
    #15 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 222 reviewsTripAdvisor (222)
    $ - $$ | Japanese
    39 Castlewood Avenue Rathmines, Dublin Ireland
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  • #16
    Lavanda Restaurant
    #16 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 180 reviewsTripAdvisor (180)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Fusion, International
    31 North Brunswick Street Stoneybatter, Dublin D7 Ireland
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  • #17
    Keshk Cafe
    #17 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 688 reviewsTripAdvisor (688)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
    71 Mespil Road, Dublin Ireland
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  • #18
    JP Mooneys
    #18 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 277 reviewsTripAdvisor (277)
    $ - $$ | Irish, Pub, Bar
    2 Nassau Street, Dublin Ireland
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  • #19
    Richmond Restaurant
    #19 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 286 reviewsTripAdvisor (286)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, Contemporary
    43 Richmond Street South Portobello, Dublin D02 X499 Ireland
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  • #20
    Crow Street Restaurant
    #20 of 2,834 Places to Eat in Dublin
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 281 reviewsTripAdvisor (281)
    $ - $$ | Irish, European, International
    1 Crow Street Temple Bar, Dublin D02 WD54 Ireland
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